During today’s “Time Flies” event, Apple explained why it has decided to stop including a power adapter in the box with the latest Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE, showing that it is a big step towards reaching the company’s environmental goals. But it turns out that this change does not apply to all new Apple Watchs; the most expensive models still come with a 5-watt charger.
Both the titanium Apple Watch Edition and the high-fashion Apple Watch Hermès will include a power adapter in the box, according to Apple’s website. (Credit to Bloombergs Mark Gurman to spot this.)
Apple sells far fewer Edition and Hermès watches than the more common models, so it follows that the reduced volume results in less waste. But isn̵
The Apple Watch Series 6 (both aluminum and stainless steel models) and SE omit the included charger, which has been seen as a precursor to Apple making the same change with the iPhone 12 lineup. All of Apple’s new smartwatches will begin shipping on Friday.